Peet's Coffee Launches Canned Nitro
Peet's Coffee reported the addition of Peet's Baridi Black Nitro Cold Brew to its line of bestselling, ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew.
According to a release, the debut of canned Peet's Nitro Cold Brew perfectly translates the draft experience of nitro cold brew on-tap in select Peet's coffeebars and on-premise partner locations for enjoyment on-the-go.
Nitro Cold Brew elevates the flavor profile of Baridi Blend, its cold brew base, with an infusion of nitrogen from widget technology within the can, to create an ultra-velvet cascade with a creamy finish.
"Our popular cold crafted beverages sold in Peet's coffeebars continue to drive our innovation and are the inspiration behind our new canned Nitro Cold Brew," said Gretchen Koch, Director of Marketing and Innovation, Coldcraft, Peet's Coffee. "Nitro was the logical next step after the successful 2016 launch of our bottled Cold Brews. Our new canned Nitro lets us further tap into this fast-growing cold brew category, which Nielsen shows has nearly doubled in the last year, with a true draft experience in a can. We are excited for coffee fans to experience the physics of nitrogenization from our widget technology that gives our Baridi Black cold brew a creamy texture and highlights its delicious chocolatey notes."
With Nitro Cold Brew, Coldcraftthe Peet's business unit dedicated to the production, and chilled delivery of RTD and keg beveragesbuilds on the brand's leading 30 percent share of single serve Cold Brew in California (Nielsen, March 30,).
The entire cold brew line is crafted with Peet's freshly-roasted East African Baridi Blend and steeped slowly, without heat, for a crisp and smooth taste.
Peet's Baridi Black Nitro Cold Brew is the company's signature cold brew coffee originally made famous at Peet's coffeebars, combined with nitrogen from a widget delivers a true on-tap nitro cold brew experience in a 10.3 fluid ounce can. Savor the delicious creamy chocolatey notes of this rich, frothy taste experience.
The better energy of Peet's Baridi Black Nitro Cold Brew will be available primarily throughout the states of California, Oregon, Washington and Nevada in grocery, natural, and specialty stores, as well as Peet's coffeebars. It will also be sold at select national grocery retailers.
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Gilt and Sarah Jessica Parker Unveil SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Bridal Collection for Spring
Sarah Jessica Parker, in partnership with Gilt, kicked off the exclusive launch of SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Bridal, Gilt’s first foray into bridal ready-to-wear that would have Carrie Bradshaw swooning.
The collection includes dresses, skirts, bodysuits and other pieces, ranging in price from $295 to $2,395 and from sizes 0 to 14.
"Collaborating with Gilt on my first bridal ready-to-wear collection was an opportunity I couldn't pass up," said Sarah Jessica Parker. "The team there is brilliant and allowed me to be imaginative and take risks as I was designing for the non-traditional bride. It has been quite fun to play around with colors, fabrics and details to create unique pieces for all kinds of brides." The collection, comprised of ten styles, is inspired by Parker's vision of a modern, non-traditional bride, and is designed to dress a woman for a variety of wedding milestone moments; from her bridal shower through her wedding reception. Styles offered are a unique mix of classic dresses and gowns, modern bodysuits, full skirts, and a jumpsuit. The color palette includes traditional bridal white, sleek black, plus pops of blush, poppy, light gray and blue.
Designed in collaboration with Gilt, the collection was produced in New York City utilizing fabrics like cashmere and stretch crepe sourced from Spain, Italy and France.
The pieces all feature carefully curated details like elegant bows, sophisticated cutouts, feathers, intricate embroidery and beautiful hand-stitched beading.
The actress and style icon is no stranger to chic bridal wear. Carrie Badshaw, famously played by Parker, took part in an elaborate bridal photo shoot in Sex and the City: The Movie. The shoot featured gowns from designers like Christian Lacroix and Lanvin. Parker famously wore a black wedding gown for her own wedding to Matthew Broderick in 1997.
"Not only is Sarah Jessica Parker's style known around the world, her point of view is one-of-a-kind," says Tom Ott, Chief Merchant of Gilt. "Sarah Jessica brings her impeccable taste and fashion sensibility to life in this collection. We think our customers will be delighted with the offering which is stylish and well-priced in the bridal category."
As part of the bridal launch, Gilt will also offer 15 exclusive styles from the SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker footwear line, each of which are complementary to the bridal collection.
To correspond with the bridal collection launch, Gilt City will present offers from some of Sarah Jessica Parker's favorite places in New York City.
The offers were each chosen as a way to help brides plan for and celebrate the big day with highlights including, Leather Spa, Lars Nord Studio Tailoring, Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery, among others.
Tea Forté Introduces ‘Matcha’ Collection
Convenience meets tradition in Tea Forté’s new Ceremonial Matcha Bowl Set and the Matcha Single Steeps.
The company said its spring harvested, shade grown, stone ground, organic matcha tea is best served in a centuries-old Japanese tea ceremony called chanoyu: a preparation technique known for its centering meditative qualities.
"The launch of Tea Forté's Matcha collection represents our continued commitment to wellness and cultivating all the potential mental and physical health benefits of tea," says Tea Forté CEO Michael Gebrael. "In addition to our high quality Pure Matcha, we've also blended four distinct flavored Matcha varieties. Prepackaged in pouches measured out for a single serving, our Single Steeps Matcha is ideal for the office, travel, or to keep with you for a boost anytime."
Tea Forté noted its handcrafted ceremonial tea bowl, handmade bamboo whisk and measuring ladle “encourages serene enjoyment of our premium Kosher, gluten-free and vegan matcha blends.” These include: Pure Matcha, Chocolate Matcha, Coconut Matcha, Ginger Matcha, and Chai Matcha.
According to a release, in addition to its distinctive taste, matcha is prized for its health benefits. Steeped green tea contains only the antioxidants that can be extracted in water, while with matcha, the whole leaf is consumed.
Available now in select stores and online at teaforte.com.
Expedia.com has released a year-end look at U.S. traveler behavior and trends for 2017, analyzing data to identify the most in-demand destinations, hotels, activities and more.
Among other insights, the roundup revealed:
- Labor Day was the busiest weekend for car rental
- Disney Theme Parks topped the list of things to do
- The average hotel stay was two nights
- Top destinations based on 2017 air travel included major global cities like New York, London and Bangkok
- Popular tourist destinations included Orlando, Cancun and Las Vegas